Russian Flagship Program

University of Wisconsin-Madison

ROTC-Russian Flagship Scholarships

ROTC-Language Flagship Scholarships

Contracted ROTC cadets who are UW-Madison Russian Flagship students in good standing are eligible for ROTC Language Flagship scholarships that fully fund the following Russian Flagship Program activities:

The amount of ROTC Language Flagship scholarships for overseas study is based on the total cost of attendance for participation in those programs. The total cost of attendance, set by UW-Madison International Academic Programs, includes the program fee due to American Councils, as well as estimated additional expenses such as health insurance, local transportation, meals not covered by the program fee, and books and supplies. More on the cost of study abroad.

Application Procedures

Russian Flagship students who are contracted ROTC cadets should apply online by the annual application deadline, January 20. ROTC cadets applying for Language Flagship scholarships must also request a letter from their ROTC unit's commanding officer, which confirms the student's ROTC scholarship status and includes the following information: the student's name, field of study, type of ROTC scholarship, the semester the scholarship went into effect, and the expected length of the scholarship. Please do not submit a copy of the contract itself.

ROTC-Language Flagship Scholarship Application

Student Certification System Requirement

Students applying for Language Flagship Scholarships are required to complete (or update) a profile in the Student Certification System (SCS), a database managed by the National Security Education Program (NSEP) in the U.S. Department of Defense, which funds the Russian Flagship Program at UW-Madison. NSEP uses the SCS to track student enrollments and determine the amount of funding, including funding for Language Flagship Scholarships, to provide for the Russian Flagship Program. It is extremely important that Russian Flagship students keep their profiles in the Student Certification System up-to-date! Russian Flagship students who have not completed a profile in the Student Certification System are not eligible to apply for Language Flagship Scholarships.

Student Certification System

Funding for ROTC Language Flagship Scholarships is from the National Security Education Program (NSEP) in the U.S. Department of Defense.